Mike S. Mount
Board of Directors
Mr. Mount has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry ranging from geology/geophysics to owning companies with revenue > $100m He began his career as a geologist for Sierra Exploration/CANUSA in 1978, where he worked for 5 years primarily in West Texas and Canada. After Sierra, Mr. Mount founded Maverick Properties Inc. and served as its president for 10 years. While at Maverick, he was a prospect generator and also structured joint ventures in North and West Texas. His next venture had him assume the role as President of MPI Holding in San Antonio, Texas, an oil and gas company that he led through a successful IPO in Canada. After exiting MPI Holding Mr. Mount founded Trek Oil and Gas Inc. a company based in Houston, Texas. A successful joint venture was formed with Palace Exploration out of New York City, N.Y. in 1998. This successful relationship continued until 2012. Trek developed, drilled and operated oil and gas projects in the Permian Basin throughout that time for this JV. After purchasing most of the outstanding WI from its partners Trek was then sold in 2014. Mike Mount continued to act as President until exiting in 2018. Mike formed Sunset Resources Corporation and remains active as owner in guiding the generation and development of O&G projects in West Texas with this company. Mike holds a B.S. in Geology from Midwestern State University as well as an active alumni from Oklahoma University.